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Armed Robbers Strike in Ndungu-kebbeh, One Dies

Sep 3, 2008, 6:46 AM | Article By: By Bakary Samateh

Six armed robbers on Sunday 31st August 2008 reportedly hit the village of Ndungu-kebbeh in North Bank Region, and one of the armed robbers reportedly lost his life in the act, the police have revealed.

According to the Police Public Relation Officer, ASP Sulayman Secka, who alongside the Inspector General of Police, Essa Badgie, Famara Jallow, Commisioner of Operations and Yankuba Sonko, Crime Management

Co-ordinator visited the scene on last Monday, six men armed with guns went to the house of one Alagie Ebrima Bah between the early hours of 2.00 a.m. and 3.00 a.m., broke into his house and demanded money from him at gunpoint.

He explained that after the man told them that he has no money and their intensive search of the house, they started to hit him, thus he sustained injuries.

At that juncture the man cried for help and the neighbourhood came out, provoking the robbers to start firing, and a result one of them lost his life. However one of five other attackers who managed to escape by running into the bush is believed to have escaped with gunshot wound, as traces of blood was seen along their escape route.

Meanwhile the body of the unidentified slain attacker has been taken to mortuary at the Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital.